This is where we cherry pick the latest news and views on climate change and how its effects are already making waves in our economies, societies and daily lives. Tune into the fresh perspectives and opinions from both our own experts and other great movers and shakers on the climate scene and read uplifting stories from our climate protection projects across the world. Have an idea or topic you'd like to learn more about? Get in touch - our experts will have it covered!
2019 heard the call to arms: "Our house is burning". Although bushfires, often caused by lightning strikes, have ravaged the savanna and other parts of Australia, Africa and the Americas for thousands of years, the headlines and photos of that Australian summer shocked the world.
For our team based in the Medellin office, it's a three-day journey to the Predio Putumayo Indigenous Reserve, including 500 km by boat along the Putumayo river. On International Day of Forests, South Pole staff join an Indigenous community member to reflect on their experiences of developing REDD+ projects to save Colombia's Amazon rainforest and create shared prosperity.
Together with WWF and Coop, South Pole has clean cookstoves projects that address indoor air pollution while cutting emissions and protecting panda habitat
Last February, I spent three days in remote Northern Australia on the Cape York Peninsula where I visited the community of Pormpuraaw to meet with Traditional Owners and Pormpuraaw Land and Sea Rangers and learn how a strategic savanna fire management project operates.
If you are sitting reading this at your desk, this piece won't quite describe your average day at work. For the scouts and park rangers working in Kariba, however, a typical day is spent in the field – as you will see, they never know what to expect.
Sendle purchases carbon credits from South Pole to guarantee carbon neutral parcel delivery. Learn more about one of the projects they support through our EcoAustralia™ carbon credit solution—the Myamyn Lowland Forest Conservation project in Victoria—and how it helps safeguard habitat for a very special marsupial.
Climate change is affecting millions of women around the world, right now. But women are resilient. Read how 3 inspirational women are finding solutions!
Forests help stabilise the climate: they regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and can help drive sustainable growth.
Conservation farming plays a major role when it comes to the eradication of poverty; food security; empowering women; and helping communities adapt to global warming. The Kariba project shows that a single incentive can be incredibly effective, and that it is still very much possible to achieve the deep rooted change that is necessary for a better future.